n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - New sunscreen molecule achieves global approval : ingredients showcase

Volume 37, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0257-2028



DSM has presented new scientific data on its patent protected sunscreen molecule Parsol SLX at the European Dermatology and Venerology Congress (EADV) 2010 in Gothenburg. Parsol SLX is the first polymeric sunscreen that got approval by the EU and other major authorities around the world including Japan, China and Australia. The polymeric product has an average molecular weight of more than 6 000 and consists of a polysilicone backbone with UVB chromophores covalently attached to it.

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